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Morning Ireland Thursday 11 July 2019

Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Rachael English, Gavin Jennings, Audrey Carville and Bryan Dobson.

Morning Ireland Extra: Remembering Brendan Grace

Morning Ireland Extra: Remembering Brendan Grace

Brendan Grace was one of Ireland's great comedians. He died today at the age of 68. Back in 2015, he was profiled in an RTÉ radio series called Grin and Bear It, presented by Morning Ireland editor, Brendan Fitzpatrick

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 11th July 2019

Full Programme Podcast: Thursday, 11th July 2019

Live news, sports, weather and traffic, presented by Bryan Dobson and Gavin Jennings.

Irish comedian Brendan Grace has died

Irish comedian Brendan Grace has died

Sinéad Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent; and Tom Kelly, Promoter, pay tribute to Brendan Grace.

"Everyone loved him and it wasn't just his comedy but his singing voice also"

"Everyone loved him and it wasn't just his comedy but his singing voice also"

Aonghus McAnally, performer & presenter; and June Rodgers, comedian, remember the life of Brendan Grace.

British ambassador to US resigns after memo leaks

British ambassador to US resigns after memo leaks

Sean Whelan, London Correspondent, assesses the fallout from the resignation of the UK ambassador to the US.

UK ambassador to US resigns as diplomatic crisis deepens

UK ambassador to US resigns as diplomatic crisis deepens

Lord Peter Ricketts, former British diplomat, comments on the resignation of the UK Ambassador to the USA.

UN commissioner praises Ireland's efforts over refugees

UN commissioner praises Ireland's efforts over refugees

Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, discusses proposals to support refugees on his Irish visit.

ESB cable leak whistleblower appears before Oireachtas Committee

ESB cable leak whistleblower appears before Oireachtas Committee

Edel McAllister reports from the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

'War on drugs' may harm the world's poorest - report

'War on drugs' may harm the world's poorest - report

Karol Balfe, Christian Aid, says the war on drugs poses potentially disastrous consequences for some of the world's poorest.

Ryanair sees risk to 2020 growth if 737 MAX grounded beyond November

Ryanair sees risk to 2020 growth if 737 MAX grounded beyond November

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, discuses his briefing with Michael O'Leary and Willie Walsh in Brussels yesterday.

HSE warns psychiatric nurses' action will hit services

HSE warns psychiatric nurses' action will hit services

Peter Hughes, General Secretary of the Pyschiatric Nurses Association, on the beginning of their industrial action.

"It's not a first come first serve, but it's an open application for all fans"

"It's not a first come first serve, but it's an open application for all fans"

Philippe Margraff, Head of Revenue Operations at UEFA, offers advice to football fans looking to book tickets for the European Championships as the deadline for applying looms

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

George Lee, Environment And Science Correspondent, reports that Bord Na Móna is to lay off 78 seasonal workers with immediate effect and temporarily lay off another 72 permanent workers from next Thursday.

7:10am It Says In The Papers

7:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

8:10am It Says In The Papers

8:10am It Says In The Papers

Presented by John S Doyle

7:30am Business News

7:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:55am Business News

7:55am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

8:30am Business News

8:30am Business News

Presented by Petula Martyn

7:35am Sport News

7:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

8:35am Sport News

8:35am Sport News

Presented by Des Cahill

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast

Presented by Gerry Murphy of Met Éireann.

8am News Bulletin

8am News Bulletin

Presented by Brian Jennings

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Programme Highlights

Shannon Airport hits turbulence

Tommy Meskill reports on the effect that slowing growth at Shannon Airport is having on businesses in Co Clare

When is a good time to call an election?

Cian McCormack looks at the factors influencing the decision to call a general election

Experts highlight importance of skin-on-skin contact

Juliette Gash reports on a 10% increase in the rate of breastfeeding and a new emphasis on skin contact with baby

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